|Candlestick Point: State Park for the People - Shaping San Francisco|
Claude Everhart of Friends of Candlestick, Alan Hopkins, Golden Gate Audubon Society, Patrick Rump, Literacy for Environmental Justice talk about the unusual history and present of the Candlestick Point State Recreation Area. It's an open bayshore park built on landfill and trash, a product of a deliberate community-driven process that chose open space and natural qualities over the usual city-style parks and recreation facilities...
Keywords: Candlestick Point; State Park; urban park; bayshore; redevelopment; endemic species; birds; African-American; native plants
|Twin Peaks Bioregional Park - Shaping San Francisco|
The Twin Peaks Bioregion is the hilly heart of San Franciscoâthe top of the city's watershedsâfrom the oak woodlands of Golden Gate Park to Glen Canyon, and from Hawk Hill to Buena Vista Park. Nature in the City has been talking for a couple of years about the heart of the city as a special place to which we should pay attention. Our vision for a Twin Peaks Bioregional Park would consolidate 10-12 different City jurisdictions into one management entity for the protection, restoration and conne...
Keywords: Restoration; Nature; Cities; habitat; butterflies; wild corridors; native plants
|Green Corridor Teach-In - Shaping San Francisco|
The Next Step in Sustainability Are you an Activist? Naturalist? Educator? â¦or just curious? Want to learn about increasing habitat for local species? â¦transformative programs and projects? â¦Service learning for kids of all ages? â¦native plants, gardening, urban sustainability? Join us for an old-fashioned Teach-In: Greening San Francisco: Wild Corridors and Guerrilla Gardens, from the Bay to Ocean Beach...
Keywords: Green Corridor; public space; backyards; community gardens; habitat; endangered species; native plants; Green Hairstreak Butterfly; butterflies